Creating Community: A Look at Visual Arts in the Territory

Yukon Archives, Andrew and Francis Black family fonds, 2005/158 #42
Date: 
September 4, 2020 to February 27, 2021
Time: 
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 
15-305 Main Street
Whitehorse, Y1A 2B4
Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
867-667-5321
Arts Underground

Description 

Exhibit on display in the Hougen Heritage Gallery at Arts Underground September 4, 2020 to February 27, 2021.

Visual arts in the territory have shaped our lives over the years. The collections at Yukon Archives – books, posters, photographs, newspapers, pamphlets, corporate records, audio recordings, film and video and original art – help tell that story by documenting and preserving the collections of the individuals and organizations that created this vital part of Yukon life.

Since 1997, Friends of the Yukon Archives Society (FOYAS) has supported the programs and activities of Yukon Archives. FOYAS provides assistance with acquisition and preservation and the presentation of exhibits like this one.

Image: Frank Black (centre), as a child, in the Klondike gold fields, August 28, 1947. He is watching a friend of his mother’s named Fran Bois painting; an unidentified miner looks on.

YA, Andrew and Francis Black family fonds, 2005/158 #42